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‘Mellowed in Oak for Eight Years’ Origins in that most widely celebrated of Scottish Islands: Skye, home of the Clan Macleod
Premium quality 8 Years Old Blend – the recognised age of maturity for many malt whiskies and defines the age of the youngest whisky in the blend, the majority of the malts in Isle of Skye are much older.
An exceptionally smooth and mellow Scotch whisky containing a high proportion of carefully selected Island and Speyside Malts
Honey/vanilla sweet Speyside flavour allied to smoky/peaty Island influences to give a well balanced distinctive blend.
"A textbook blend and an absolute must for any Islay-philes out there - in fact, a must for everybody! Your taste buds are beaten up and caressed simultaneously. One of the most enormous yet brilliantly balanced whiskies in the world" – Jim Murray (Whisky Expert),Whisky Bible 2004
Also available at 12, 21 and 50 Years Old
Isle of Skye 8 year old Blended Scotch Whisky
Aroma - Stunningly evocative. Deep peaty tones waft from the glass, like the reek from a crofter's lum. But there is a lot more beyond: the grains intermingle deliciously with oaky, vanilla notes and something malty and even slightly honeyed. The stuff of dreams.
Flavour - Sweet at first, and remarkably viscous. This seems to be the peat hanging around and there is intense barley sugar and spice. Massively flavoured. This creaminess continues for what seems hours. Remains sweet, spicy and chewy and at the end faintly nutty. The oak returns at the end.
taken from Jim Murray - Classic Blended Scotch
Isle of Skye 12 year old Blended Scotch Whisky
Aroma - Light smokiness with floral character, vanilla and citrus notes present.
Flavour - Strong sherry wood and smoke. Floral and slightly fruity.
Isle of Skye 50 year old Blended Scotch Whisky
A unique blend of personally selected Scotch whiskies aged in oak for over fifty years. Only 400 individually numbered limited edition bottles.
Appearance - Rich Gold
Nose - Elegant and full, sweet oranges, white pepper and marzipan
Palate - Complex mix of oriental spice, dried herbs and smoke
Finish - Long, with wood and continued spice
Isle of Skye 21 year old Blended Scotch Whisky
Appearance - Rich Gold
Nose - Sweet vanilla biscuits and banana
Palate - Very smooth, pepper and voilet with slight smoke
Finish - Gentle peat smoke lingers.